From the archives

Archival Athletes

From the Musee McCord Museum Archives, here are some terrific photographs of individual and team sports from the turn of the (past) century.  I love reprinting images of historical athletes as evidence of a time when athletic prowess was conflated with a snappy, well tailored presentation for the camera.  Here, in the McCord image set, …

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From the Archives – Calgary in the Sixties

  Science Fair Entry    Science Fair Winners     The Family Bomb Shelter   Learning to Drive Framed by a Tire   Arko the Police Dog   Long-Distance Phone Call 400,000th Visitor to the Zoo Images courtesy the Glenbow Museum’s Calgary in the Sixties series (via Flickr Commons).   

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